Archived posts, July 2003

Summer cleaning

It’s been two weeks since my last entry, so I have plenty of stuff to write about now. John Gruber…

Posted on July 13, 2003 in (X)HTML, Browsers, CSS, Interviews, Usability, Web General

Old Skool Look, New Skool Code

Hicksdesign has a design that reminds me of what web sites often look like when a designer makes all the…

Posted on July 17, 2003 in CSS, Usability

Building Accessible Websites

Accessibility expert Joe Clark has now made his entire book Building Accessible Websites available online. For your own good, read…

Posted on July 17, 2003 in Accessibility

Netscape murdered

I have been known to say that ”Netscape 4 must die”. I still believe the web would be a better…

Posted on July 17, 2003 in Browsers

CSS Golf

The Open Championship is the official site of the British Open golf competition that kicked off today. All coded in…

Posted on July 17, 2003 in CSS

Validate your validation

For the last couple of years I’ve been advocating the benefits of validating your HTML and CSS. The result has…

Posted on July 17, 2003 in Web Standards

Intelligent browser recommendations

Via adot’s notblog* and Rasterweb I found a page at the University of Washington with a nice description of why…

Posted on July 18, 2003 in Browsers

Cool things to do with CSS by the end of the decade

Seamus Leahy has made a demo of a menu bar that uses some nice CSS tricks. Too bad (but not…

Posted on July 18, 2003 in CSS

More CSS designs

Yesterday i mentioned Hicksdesign as an example of a kind of layout that I personally am no big fan of,…

Posted on July 18, 2003 in CSS

Interviews worth reading

AppleMatters interviews Jeffrey Zeldman. Do yourself a favour and stop reading after the interview. The comments section that follows is…

Posted on July 22, 2003 in Interviews

More thoughts on the death of Netscape

Much has been written about last week’s very strange move by AOL. Killing Netscape is something I just can’t see…

Posted on July 22, 2003 in Browsers

Using the right tool for the right job

After reading Julie Albertson’s Still not wild for Flash, it seems she is of the same opinion as I am…

Posted on July 22, 2003 in Usability

Rounded corners

I spent some time exploring different ways of creating a box with rounded corners. After checking out how other people…

Posted on July 22, 2003 in CSS

Dropshadows

Hmm… looks like maybe I should start a “How to do it with CSS”-section on this site. The other day…

Posted on July 28, 2003 in CSS

More dropshadows

I was browsing the entries at the CSS Zen Garden and was inspired by an entry called Friendly Beaches, which…

Posted on July 28, 2003 in CSS

Don’t BuyMusic from us

Some of you may know that BuyMusic recently launched an online music store that is somewhat similar to Apple’s iTunes…

Posted on July 30, 2003 in Accessibility, Usability, Web Standards

Fun with forms

Most people working with the web need to create HTML forms from time to time. Some of us have to…

Posted on July 30, 2003 in (X)HTML, Accessibility, Usability

Centering with CSS

Back in the old days, if you wanted to center your whole (fixed size) page both horizontally and vertically in…

Posted on July 30, 2003 in CSS

CMS, standards and semantics

A few years ago, web designers and developers nearly always were the ones who filled their client’s sites with content….

Posted on July 31, 2003 in (X)HTML, Content Management, Web Standards